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Naftalan resort

Naftalan resort is unique in the world as it bases on medicinal properties of naftalan which is often referred as “the thick blood of the Earth” and can be found only in Croatia and Azerbaijan. This mineral oil has a healing effect on a human body and the resort provides special therapy that combines thermal mineral water and naftalan treatments.
Read more about specialized naftalan treatments and contact us if you would like to make a reservation in the resort since we will be able to make instant reservations.

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  • immerse yourself in a healing naftalan oil bath and enjoy beneficial effect of naftalan on your body and skin
  • treat yourself with signature massage, aromatherapy or choose among various rejuvenation treatments
  • join more than 8000 satisfied customers that visit every year

Naftalan resort was founded in 1989. and it is situated just 30 km from Zagreb, capital of Croatia.
Naphtalan is a mineral oil of black-and-brown color, extracted from nearby well which was discovered in 1960s. It has proven that Croatian naftalan has no carcinogenic or toxic properties.
Healing effects of naftalan were known for centuries and it has been used since ancient times to cure all sorts of ailments.
Throughout the years, top-level experts designed treatments that include thermal saltwater and naftalan oil for healing various skin diseases, inflammatory rheumatic diseases, as well as wellness programmes and rejuvenation treatments.
The resort is also a global healthcare phenomenon, because apart from Croatia, naftalan can be found only in Azerbaijan.
Resort disposes with 137 beds, out of which 26 are luxury and you have option to stay in resort’s hotel during medicinal treatment.
Besides medical therapies, this is where naftalan based cosmetic products are developed: oils, creams and shampoos for all those that have problematic and dry skin.

Wide range of treatments include physical therapies, thermal water therapies and some specific and unique procedures – such as bathing in tubs filled with therapeutic naftalan oil.
Naftalan therapy was proven effective in various skin diseases like psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, scleroderma, post-burn scars as well as in various types of rheumatic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis) and diseases of damaged central and peripheral nervous system (polyneuropathies, pareses, radiculopathies).

Department of Cosmetology and cosmetic salon perform procedures of aesthetic and reparative medicine care for acne, skin changes caused by long-term exposure to sunlight, alopecia, obesity, and cellulite.
Special wellness and relax packages at Naftalan’s Wellness Centre will help you refresh your body and regenerate your energy.

Besides mentioned, resort offers treatments with healing thermal water that reaches 60°C. This salt water is sourced from the depth of 1300 meters, where the once existed ancient Pannonian Sea. It is rich with minerals and has anti-inflammatory effect that helps you to relax muscles and stimulate microcirculation.

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